Surgery of the Endocrine Pancreas

Jan 8, 2019 by in UROLOGY Comments Off on Surgery of the Endocrine Pancreas

Indications Print Section Listen Tumors may be functional (ie, a clinical syndrome of excessive levels of such hormones as insulin, gastrin, VIP, somatostatin, and glucagon) or nonfunctional (ie, normal serum…

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Adrenalectomy

Jan 8, 2019 by in UROLOGY Comments Off on Adrenalectomy

Indications Print Section Listen General Indications Clinically or biochemically apparent adrenal hormonal hyperfunction. Possible or certain malignant adrenal mass. Adrenal mass of uncertain significance. Specific Conditions and Disease States Primary…

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Parathyroidectomy

Jan 8, 2019 by in UROLOGY Comments Off on Parathyroidectomy

Indications Print Section Listen Symptomatic Fractures (especially vertebral compression fractures). Nephrolithiasis. Severe neuromuscular weakness. Easy fatigability. Loss of stamina. Sleep disturbance. Depression. Memory loss. Pancreatitis. History of an episode of…

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Thyroidectomy and Neck Dissection

Jan 8, 2019 by in UROLOGY Comments Off on Thyroidectomy and Neck Dissection

Indications Print Section Listen Thyroid Lobectomy Unilateral toxic nodule. Solitary adenoma or cyst. Total Thyroidectomy Thyroid carcinoma. Graves’ disease. Hashimoto thyroiditis. Multinodular goiter. Substernal goiter. Neck Dissection Locally advanced head…

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